Job Title: Journeyman
Wage Grade: 5
Reports To: Maintenance Supervisor
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Reviewd/Revised: April 2016
The Journeyman is responsible for repairing, maintaining and installing all types of electrical
systems for production equipment, support equipment and facilities. Insures work performed is
in compliance with National Electrical Code and OSHA regulations.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Plans new or modified installations consistent with specifications and local electrical codes.
- Measures, cuts, bends, threads, assemble, and installs electrical conduit.
- Installs control and distribution apparatus such as switches, relays, and circuit-breaker
- Tests continuity of circuit to ensure electrical compatibility and safety of components with
testing instruments such as ohmmeter, battery and buzzer, and oscilloscope.
- Observes functioning of installed equipment or system to detect hazards and need for
adjustments, relocation, or replacement.
- Maintain and repair plant electrical equipment.
- Troubleshoots electrical system in the plant and makes repairs.
- Reads and interprets schematics and/or drawings; draws schematics showing location of
wiring and equipment.
- Performs preventive maintenance on electrical systems.
- Performs normal maintenance on production equipment, support equipment and facilities.
- Performs all job duties in a safe manner without bodily injury to self or others.
- Complies with all environmental, health, safety, and housekeeping programs.
- Other duties may be assigned.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger,
handle, or feel. The employee frequently is required to stand and walk. The employee is
occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or
crawl; and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision,
peripheral vision, depth perception to read instruments, operate material handling equipment
and identify plant color code system. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving
mechanical parts and high, precarious places. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes
or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outside weather conditions, and risk of electrical
shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. Reasonable accommodations
may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Minimum experience or requirements:
QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
- High school diploma or GED
- Vocational/Specialized training or certification in electrical system repair and maintenance.
- 5 years related experience; mechanical and electrical industrial experience in a
- Working knowledge of the National Electrical Code.
- Experienced in electrical installation (24 – 120 – 240 – 480 Volt)
- Working knowledge of singe-phase and three-phase electric power systems.
- Experience in installation and maintenance of pneumatics, hydraulics, speed controllers and
variable frequency drives.
- Working knowledge of and recent experience of Programmable Logical Controllers (PLC)
- Able to read and interpret technical documents (electrical blueprints, schematics, electrical
code, equipment manuals).
- Must be able to troubleshoot electrical systems.
- Strong oral and written communication skills.
- Must have flexibility to work all shifts.
- Must not be colorblind.